Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home
Hostname: page-component-77ffc5d9c7-n2wdk Total loading time: 0.386 Render date: 2021-04-23T12:38:11.996Z Has data issue: true Feature Flags: { "shouldUseShareProductTool": true, "shouldUseHypothesis": true, "isUnsiloEnabled": true, "metricsAbstractViews": false, "figures": false, "newCiteModal": false, "newCitedByModal": true }

Article contents

The gabbroic pottery of Cornwall

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

D.P.S. Peacock
Affiliation:
Department of Archaeology, University of Southampton, Southampton SO9 5NH

Extract

Cornish gabbroic pottery has one of the more distinctive British petrological signatures and a remarkable distribution in space and time. Here recent developments are reviewed and some misconceptions corrected

Type
Notes
Copyright
Copyright © Antiquity Publications Ltd 1988

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below.

References

Apsimon, A.M. & Greenfield, E.. 1972. The excavation of Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements at Trevisker, St Eval, Cornwall, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 38: 30281.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Arnold, D.E. 1982. A model for the identification of non-local ceramic distribution: a view from the present, in Howard, H. & Morris, E. (ed.) Production and distribution: a ceramic viewpoint: 3144. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports S120.Google Scholar
Briggs, C.S. 1976. Notes on the distribution of some raw materials in later prehistoric Britain, in Burgess, C. & Miket, R. (ed.), Settlement and economy in the third and second millennium BC: 26782. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports 33.Google Scholar
Christie, P.M.C. 1978. The excavation of an Iron Age souterrain and settlement at Carn Euny, Sancreed, Cornwall, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 44: 309434.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Coombe, D.E., Frost, L.C. Le Bas, M. & Waiters, W.. 1956. The nature and origin of the soils over the Cornish.Google Scholar
Cunliffe, B.W. 1974. Iron Age Communities in Britain. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Cunliffe, B.W. 1979. The iron age pottery from Chilgrove 1, in Down, A., Chichester Excavations IV: 18485. Chichester: Phillimore.Google Scholar
Freestone, I.C. 1982. Applications and potential of electron probe micro-analysis in technological and provenance investigations of ancient ceramics, Archaeometry 24: 99116.Google Scholar
Freestone, I.C. & Rigby, V.. 1982. Class B cordoned and other imported wares from Hengistbury Head, Dorset, in Freestone, I.C. Johns, C. and Potter, T. (ed.), Current research in ceramics: thin section studies: 2942. London: British Museum Occasional Paper 32.Google Scholar
Giot, P.R. 1971. La céramique onctueuse de Cornouaille. Contribution à l’étude de l’économie médiévale, Bulletin de la Société Archéologique du Finistère 97: 10930.Google Scholar
Mercer, R.J. 1981. Excavation at Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall-a Neolithic fortified complex of the third millennium BC, Cornish Archaeology 20: 1204.Google Scholar
Peacock, D.P.S. 1969a. Neolithic pottery production in Cornwall, Antiquity 43: 14549.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Peacock, D.P.S. 1969b. A contribution to the study of Glastonbury ware from southwestern Britain, Antiquaries Journal 49: 4161.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Peacock, D.P.S. 1969c. A Romano-British salt-working site at Trebarveth, St Keveme, Cornish Archaeology 8: 4765.Google Scholar
Peacock, D.P.S. 1975. The grass-marked sherd, in Platt, C.P.S. & Coleman-Smith, R., Excavations in medieval Southampton, 1953–1969 2: 47. Leicester: Leicester University Press.Google Scholar
Rix, M.M. & Dunning, G.C.. 1955. Excavation of a medieval garderobe in Snargate Street, Dover, in 1945, Archaeologia Cantiana 69: 13258.Google Scholar
Smith, I.F. 1981. The Neolithic pottery, in Mercer, (1981): 16185.Google Scholar
Thomas, A.C. 1968. Grass-marked pottery in Cornwall, in Coles, J.M. & Simpson, D.D.A. (ed.), Studies in ancient Europe: 31132 Leicester: Leicester University Press.Google Scholar
Todd, M. 1987. The South-West to Ad 1000. London: Longman.Google Scholar
Williams, D.F. 1976. Petrology of the pottery, in Harris, D. & Johnson, N., Carlidnack Round, Mawnan, Cornish Archaeology 15: 736.Google Scholar
Williams, D.F. 1978. Ceramic petrology, in Butcher, S.A., Excavations at Nornour, Isles of Scilly, 1963–73: the pre-Roman settlement, Cornish Archaeology 17: 29112.Google Scholar
Williams, D.F. 1980a. Petrological examination of ceramic samples, in Wainwright, G.J. et al., The Shaugh Moor project: second report – the Enclosure, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 46, 65122.Google Scholar
Williams, D.F. 1980b. Petrology of the pottery, in Harris, D., Excavation of a Romano-British round at Shortlanesend, Kenwyn, Truro, Cornish Archaeology 19: 71.Google Scholar
Williams, D.F. Forthcoming. Petrological examination of Neolithic pottery from Maiden Castle, in Sharples, N., Excavations at Maiden Castle.Google Scholar
Williams, D.F. & Jackson, D.A.. 1977. Petrology of Iron Age pottery from Weekley, Northamptonshire Archaeology 12: 1834.Google Scholar

Full text views

Full text views reflects PDF downloads, PDFs sent to Google Drive, Dropbox and Kindle and HTML full text views.

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 76 *
View data table for this chart

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between September 2016 - 23rd April 2021. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Send article to Kindle

To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about sending to your Kindle. Find out more about sending to your Kindle.

Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

The gabbroic pottery of Cornwall
Available formats
×

Send article to Dropbox

To send this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox.

The gabbroic pottery of Cornwall
Available formats
×

Send article to Google Drive

To send this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive.

The gabbroic pottery of Cornwall
Available formats
×
×

Reply to: Submit a response


Your details


Conflicting interests

Do you have any conflicting interests? *